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Alternative forms[edit]


From Latin damnum.



damno m

  1. harm, damage
  2. havoc



  • (file)


damno (accusative singular damnon, plural damnoj, accusative plural damnojn)

  1. damnation

Related terms[edit]



Etymology 1[edit]

From damnum (damage, injury) +‎ .


damnō (present infinitive damnāre, perfect active damnāvī, supine damnātum); first conjugation

  1. I discredit, find fault, disapprove, reject.
  2. (of a will) I bind, oblige.
  3. I sentence someone to a punishment, declare guilty, condemn, doom, convict.
  4. I condemn, censure, judge.
    • Augustinus
      Non enim amat Deus damnare sed salvare.
      God does not love to condemn, but to save.
   Conjugation of damnō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present damnō damnās damnat damnāmus damnātis damnant
imperfect damnābam damnābās damnābat damnābāmus damnābātis damnābant
future damnābō damnābis damnābit damnābimus damnābitis damnābunt
perfect damnāvī damnāvistī, damnāstī1 damnāvit damnāvimus damnāvistis, damnāstis1 damnāvērunt, damnāvēre
pluperfect damnāveram damnāverās damnāverat damnāverāmus damnāverātis damnāverant
future perfect damnāverō damnāveris damnāverit damnāverimus damnāveritis damnāverint
passive present damnor damnāris, damnāre damnātur damnāmur damnāminī damnantur
imperfect damnābar damnābāris, damnābāre damnābātur damnābāmur damnābāminī damnābantur
future damnābor damnāberis, damnābere damnābitur damnābimur damnābiminī damnābuntur
perfect damnātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect damnātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect damnātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present damnem damnēs damnet damnēmus damnētis damnent
imperfect damnārem damnārēs damnāret damnārēmus damnārētis damnārent
perfect damnāverim damnāverīs damnāverit damnāverīmus damnāverītis damnāverint
pluperfect damnāvissem, damnāssem1 damnāvissēs, damnāssēs1 damnāvisset, damnāsset1 damnāvissēmus, damnāssēmus1 damnāvissētis, damnāssētis1 damnāvissent, damnāssent1
passive present damner damnēris, damnēre damnētur damnēmur damnēminī damnentur
imperfect damnārer damnārēris, damnārēre damnārētur damnārēmur damnārēminī damnārentur
perfect damnātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect damnātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present damnā damnāte
future damnātō damnātō damnātōte damnantō
passive present damnāre damnāminī
future damnātor damnātor damnantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives damnāre damnāvisse, damnāsse1 damnātūrum esse damnārī damnātum esse damnātum īrī
participles damnāns damnātūrus damnātus damnandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
damnandī damnandō damnandum damnandō damnātum damnātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.


Derived terms[edit]

  • Asturian: dañar
  • Catalan: danyar
  • English: damn
  • French: damner
  • Friulian: danâ
  • Galician: danar
  • German: verdammen

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.



  1. dative singular of damnum
  2. ablative singular of damnum




Compare Kómnzo ntamno.



  1. one thousand two hundred and ninety-six, 1296; 64

Further reading[edit]

  • The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide, edited by Bill Palmer
  • Robert M. W. Dixon, Basic Linguistic Theory, volume 3: Further Grammatical Topics (→ISBN)



damno m (plural damnos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of dano